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Jul 30, 2011 2:30pm PDT
by the hands of immigrants. they come from india, pakistan, and the philippines, seeking better opportunities than they can find in their own countries. according to the human rights watch, many were are exploited without compensation, unfavorable working conditions, leading to death or illnesses, and horrible working conditions. these men live in these apartments. yet they still stay in the uae, hoping to better themselves and help their families. this 25-year-old has been working as a delivery man for seven years. >> he said he came here to work and earn money for his family, to get some money to help their family for their full and daily needs. that's the reason he came from pakistan. >> said he earns 2500duram and sends 1500 back to his family in pakistan. that's $400 a month. his living conditions are questionable. >> four people live here. so a total of 15 people for two bathrooms. >> for many workers here, the money is worth it, even if it is only $200 a month for minimum wage construction jobs, they send most of their earnings back home to their family. migrant workers suffered unpaid
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to sell my calves earlier than i used to. last week, i sold half of my cows. >> whether u.s. pakistan relations can ever recover. >> anyone who has stepped back from the abyss after looking into it realizes that once again we have very important objectives. >> it is a year until the british show on earth comes to london, will the city be ready? on a live picture to remember. there is nothing new about political gridlock in washington. republicans and democrats have fallen out over something that normally passes on a nod, raising the debt ceiling. out in the real america, there is a great deal of pain over the economy. our correspondent has been taking the route over oklahoma which inspired the john steinbeck novel "the grapes of wrath." >> to the red country and part of the great country to open, -- to oklahoma. the last rains cut gently. >> so begins steinbeck's novel "the grapes of wrath." the events that happened or 80 years ago, but once again america is in the grip of unemployment and oklahoma is in the grip of drought. i'm about to retrace the journey that steinbeck describes. a
PBS
Jul 9, 2011 12:30am PDT
for a weekend visit. -- arrive in los angeles for a weekend visit. security forces in pakistan's largest city, karachi, have been authorized to shoot on sight anyone they believe is involved in violence. at least 65 people have been killed in gratia since tuesday. the current unrest is blamed on armed gangs. many shops and foreign offices were closed. here is this report. >> armed troops to stand on guard on the streets of pakistan's business and commercial capital. three days of violence have been the worst karachi has seen this year. target killings and drive-by shootings are widely blamed on armed gangs linked to rival political parties. >> killing and violence has increased so much. no one is safe anymore. >> this is the heart of karachi's main shopping thi district. as you can see, today they are deserted. most people did not go to work or open businesses because they are afraid of more violence. >> many of those who were shot dead were ordinary people going about their daily lives. some were killed just for their ethnicity. the most powerful political party here, mqm, represents the cur
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Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of cambridge are right in los angeles for a weekend trip. security forces of pakistan's largest city has been authorized to shoot on sight anyone who is believed to be involved in violence. five people have been killed since tuesday. the current unrest is blamed on armed gangs from rival political groups. friday was a day of mourning. the offices were closed. armed troops stand on guard on the streets of the business and commercial capital. three days of violence have been the worst karachi has seen this year. target killings and drive-by shootings are blamed on the gangs thanks to rival political parties. >> we're worried that the killings and violence have increased so much, no one is safe. this is the heart of the main shopping district. the streets here are normally bustling with shoppers. today, there are deserters. most people did not go to work. they are afraid of more violence. >> many of those shot dead in the recent killings were ordinary people going about their daily lives. some of them were killed. the most powerful political party represents iraqi's majority. the national party
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